Tactical Skills for Adventurous Life

Starting From Scratch, a Beginner’s Guide to a Basic Armory

There's been a question floating around the web that I wanted to take a poke at. If you were advising someone on how to start their own "serious" arsenal, what would be your suggestions? In what priority order? HEre's my answer.

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I have long had a tendency to tie marksmanship to morality. The essence of good marksmanship is self control, and self-control is the essence of good citizenship. It is too easy to say that a good shot is automatically a good man, but it would be equally incorrect to ignore the connection.

Jeff Cooper

When training is difficult, you may complain and your mother may pity you, your girlfriend may pity you, and even I may pity you.

But the competition will not pity you.

Boris Sheiko

Only accurate rifles are interesting.

Townsend Whelen

Skill alone will not make you a winner.

If you are proactie about controlling the direction of your life, then you must control the way you think.

Lanny Bassham

The man, who goes afoot, prepared to camp anywhere in any weather, is the most independent fellow on earth.

Horace Kephart

The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.

Albert Einstein

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Hi, I’m Matt.

I’m the founder of The Everyday Marksman.

I’ve always been an outdoors fanatic and avid shooting enthusiast. Since 2014, I’ve been on a mission to teach everyday citizens how to become more capable, confident, and prepared to handle whatever the world throws at them. It’s not just about high-speed shooting tactics or expensive gear, but the sum of your abilities across wide range of skills.

My guiding star is mastery of the fundamentals first, which enables success in all other areas.

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